Labor accused of ‘trying to get political scalps’ at Australia Post Senate inquiry

Labor accused of ‘trying to get political scalps’ at Australia Post Senate inquiry

The Guardian

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Former Liberal senator said board was not to blame for Christine Holgate controversy and her departure

A former Liberal senator and Australia Post board member has blamed Labor for the Christine Holgate controversy, accusing the senate inquiry looking into Holgate’s departure of “trying to get political scalps”.

Michael Ronaldson, who served as the member for Ballarat between 1990 and 2001 before his election as a Victorian Liberal senator from 2005 t0 2016, made a colourful contribution to evidence at the committee’s second public hearing.

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